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nestle

verb
 
 
/ˈnesl/
nestle (sth) against/in/on, etc to rest yourself or part of your body in a comfortable, protected position: The cat was nestling in her lap.Comfortable and uncomfortable
nestle beneath/between/in, etc If a building, town, or object nestles somewhere, it is in a protected position, with bigger things around it: a village nestled in the Carpathian mountainsDefending and protectingBacking, supporting and defendingPreserving and saving
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